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Episode 2: Getting Ready Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

Episode 2: Getting Ready

As her new charter school, Kamalani Academy, prepares to open, school founder, Kuuipo Laumatia, take us on a walk through last-minute snafus and solutions.

Pod Squad: Author Randy Roth On Why ‘Broken Trust’ Is Now Free To Read

Pod Squad: Author Randy Roth On Why ‘Broken Trust’ Is Now Free To Read

The popular book about the Bishop Estate scandal is now available online — thanks to Kamehameha Schools.

Pod Squad: Dan Akaka Talks About His Hopes For Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Dan Akaka Talks About His Hopes For Hawaii

The former Hawaii U.S. senator, now 93, has a lot to say about life and leadership.

On Campus: We’re Taking A Fresh Look At Education In Hawaii Suevon Lee/Civil Beat

On Campus: We’re Taking A Fresh Look At Education In Hawaii

Civil Beat's new podcast series takes you inside the first year of a startup arts integration charter school in Wahiawa.
Pod Squad: Don Guzman Talks About Why He Wants To Be Maui Mayor Courtesy of Don Guzman

Pod Squad: Don Guzman Talks About Why He Wants To Be Maui Mayor

The county councilman will run next year in what is likely to be a crowded field of candidates.

Pod Squad: Josh Green Makes His Case To Be LG Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Josh Green Makes His Case To Be LG

The Big Island lawmaker and doctor thinks Hawaii needs an “aggressive progressive” as lieutenant governor.

Pod Squad: Why Will Espero Wants To Be Our LG

Pod Squad: Why Will Espero Wants To Be Our LG

An 18-year veteran of the Hawaii Legislature, the state senator hopes to make the jump to lieutenant governor.

Pod Squad: Mazie Hirono Makes Her Case For Re-Election Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Mazie Hirono Makes Her Case For Re-Election

U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono packs a lot into this 17-minute interview with Chad Blair.

Pod Squad: A Chance To See Two Acclaimed Climate Change Documentaries The Ocean Agency_XLCatlin Seaview Survey_Christophe Bailhache

Pod Squad: A Chance To See Two Acclaimed Climate Change Documentaries

“Chasing Ice” and “Chasing Coral” will show at the Doris Duke Theater this weekend.

Pod Squad: Talking Story With Colleen Hanabusa Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Talking Story With Colleen Hanabusa

Hawaii Rep. Colleen Hanabusa wonders whether Donald Trump is crazy, manipulative or just oddly shrewd.

Pod Squad: Tim Vandeveer Still A Bernie Backer In Age Of Trump

Pod Squad: Tim Vandeveer Still A Bernie Backer In Age Of Trump

The leader of the Hawaii Democratic Party thinks the Vermont senator deserves another shot at the presidency in 2020.

Pod Squad: Bob McDermott Tells Us Why He Wants To Be Governor

Pod Squad: Bob McDermott Tells Us Why He Wants To Be Governor

The Ewa Beach legislator admits that running for state office in Hawaii as a Republican is like “climbing Mount Everest.”